Gloria Ratliff

Associate Director, Career Education and Advising

Gloria Ratliff

Gloria Ratliff joins the Jones Graduate School of Business on the advising team. With an extensive background in human resources and counseling, she hopes to empower students to become their very best. In her previous roles, she was a recruiter, trainer, and mentor. She graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology. 

For Gloria, success means helping all students find their dream job upon graduation. She is also Society for Human Resource Management, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Strong Interest Inventory assessment certified. She always practices an open door policy and encourages students to reach out.

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3 Keys to Writing Cover Letters That Stand Out

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It’s a myth that high quality job openings are few and far between thanks to Covid. The truth is, despite the economic uncertainty created by the pandemic, there are many great openings out there. And to get them—or, at …

By Natalie Fisher
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Ring Energy relocates headquarters to Houston area from Midland


Ring Energy Inc. relocated its corporate headquarters to The Woodlands, Tex., in the greater Houston area, effective Jan. 19.

The Permian basin focused company closed its Andrews, Tex., field office, downsized its Midland office, and will close its Tulsa, Okla., …

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How the Trump Administration’s New H-1B Wage-Increase Rule Affects International Students

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On October 8, the U.S. Department of Labor published its controversial interim final rule on wage requirements for temporary visa programs and permanent labor certification programs. The rule, called “Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary and Permanent Employment of Certain …

By Derek Loosvelt
Derek Loosvelt
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How to Talk About Desired Salary


I hate talking about money. My parents had a very strict “we don’t talk about money” rule—not just at the table or at parties, but ever. Discussions about taxes or partisan fiscal policies make my palms sweat. I don’t even …

By Kaitlin McManus
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5 Salary Negotiating Tips for Remote Jobs

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Due to Covid-19, work is evolving. In June, a study by Gartner predicted that 48 percent of employees will be working remotely for some (if not all) of the time post-pandemic, compared to 30 percent pre-pandemic. And in May, Facebook announced …

By Lisa Rangel
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How to Ask for a Raise or Negotiate Your Salary

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Whether you’re negotiating your incoming salary for a new job or asking for a raise in your current position, here are some points you’ll want to address in order to have a professional conversation regarding your salary.

1. Know the …

By Jeriann Watkins Ireland
Jeriann Watkins Ireland
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How to Ask for a Raise Without Coming off as Entitled


In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past 10 months, times are tough. And that means that money can be tight. Saving and living below your means is always good financial advice, but there comes a time …

By Vault Careers
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Is Working Remotely the Future of Finance?

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The pandemic forced a grand work-from-home experiment on finance. But is an all-remote team really the future?


In mid-March, retail cosmetics shop Ulta Beauty closed all 1,254 stores and CFO Scott Settersten and his 200-person finance team, like much …

By Russ Banham
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Six Strategies For Digitally Transforming Finance In An Evolving Business Environment

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One of the key business lessons that has come out of the Covid-19 pandemic is the critical need to digitize operations, with financial processes near the top of the list. Simple things like being able to pay suppliers and get …

By Mikko Hytönen
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When Personal Ethics and Work Assignments Conflict

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I hung up the phone from our weekly conference call and immediately thought, “I’m gonna lose my job over this.”  After several years of sticking with a company that I loved through staffing shortages, technological changes, and various …

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